To be a parent of a child with an eating problems is a big challenge, but to fight a tube dependency and see you child eating on his own worth everything.
At NoTube we look after many children who were born prematurely. We treated over one hundred prematurely born children between 2009 and 2013, and helped them to lose the feeding tube.
Over the days, weeks, months and years of having a tube-fed child, Jenni has learnt a lot and and in this article she is sharing her own life experience.
Play Picnic is eating therapy that helps children interact with food using play and learn to eat.
Learn how to take care of a feeding tube appropriately before formulation of granulation tissue and what to do, if it has formed
Learn about what kind of food your child will be able to eat right after the tube weaning.
Every newborn with diaphragmatic hernia needs artificial nutrition via a tube. Luckily your child can overcome tube dependency and the fear of eating.
Discuss the topic of the intended duration of tube feeding, define goals and criteria and also an exit strategy together with the medical team in charge.
Learn important things every parent should know about tube feeding: when it’s time to finish tube feeding.
Read about gastrostomy tubes, before tube placement preparations, placement methods, aftercare and maintenance.